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Hotel Regence
Ranked #49 of 203 Hotels in Nice
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Surely this is France and the staff should be rude and hotel generally overpriced & unhygienic? But the Hotel Regence was none of these things. It is a small & simple gem barely 3 minutes walk from the seafront. It's super clean (though the carpets in our room were very tired and stained), the front desk staff are all friendly and helpful and you could not ask for a better location.

We paid 81 euros per night and an additional 1 euro per 24 hours for the wifi. It was an excellent bargain. The amenities are very simple, but we just needed a clean room during our stay and this delightful hotel certainly fit the bill.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Reviewed 2 October 2013

Basic hotel in a great location close to beach, transport, and restaurants. Room was basic but clean and comfortable. Staff were friendly and helpful. We had a car, so getting parking in a near by hotel for €10 per day was great value (this was organized by the reception staff).

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Susana9876
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

The location of this hotel could not be beaten for a short break. In the 3 nights we stayed we never had to walk more than 2 minutes home at night. As you can see from the photographs it has a very attractive reception/lounge area. Unfortunately when you go through the door to the corridors where the rooms are situated it changes dramtically. Although clean the corridors are drab with low ceilings and 70s style red carpet. My main complaint was the room itself. I wasn't surpised it was small (this is France) but it seemed to lack charm and the layout didn't utilise the space very well. The bathroom was a decent size and very clean, although there is no bath,just a shower(nice and hot). The TV had BBC 1&2 on it, rather bizarrely the Scottish version, which was very welcome. I'm puzzled by complaints about breakfast. It is a perfectly normal French continental breakfast i.e. one croissant, one roll, one pain au chocolat, tea or coffee and juice. I agree it's not much but seeing how much the French eat for lunch I can understand it. Wi-Fi is available for 1E per 24 hours. The staff are very good and all speak english well

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank goa127
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

We planned Nice and Hotel Regence to be just a quick stop on our way to Italian Riviera, but because the hotel was so fairly priced and had a day and a day and a day more to extend our stay, we decided to stay in Nice almost a week!

Regence is located in Rue de Massena, which has nice restaurants and bars all over, and also nice shopping possibilities! The beach is almost around the corner, and you can find Chanel, LV and so much more just a few steps away. The street starts from the Massena square, where you cand find the tram stops and your way to Old Town or anywhere else.

Hotel itself is clean and simple, room had a big comfortable bed and spacious bathroom with good shower. Definitely recommend if you wanna explore Nice and its beach!

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank jenzonbutton
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

Great location for exploring Nice. We asked for a quiet room, and were given one at the back- couldn't hear any noise from the street at all.
5 minutes walk from the beach, easy reach of the bus stops to get to/from the airport if you want to keep costs down and avoid paying for a taxi.
Room was clean, comfortable and basic. Very minor niggle is that the hair dryer was broken in the room (but still functioned) and it wasn't exactly very powerful, so if you have long hair, take your own!

I would definitely stay here again for a summer holiday. If I were going again at a time when the weather wouldn't be so good, I'd get a hotel with more stuff to do/going on.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank SCSurrey
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

we have just returned from our second visit to nice having stayed in a much more expensive hotel last visit ,we found the regence to be perfect base , staff very helpful ,very clean , comfortable bed ,superb location for sight seeing and the beach is only five minutes walk away ,excellent value for money we will book to stay at this hotel again

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

stayed there in Sep 2013 with 2 friends and we had a fantastic experience!
Room was good size and clean. Excellent location, easy access to the beach, train station & bus stops and lots of restaurants and shops at your doorstep.
All staff was VERY friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay there again. Big thanks to Alexandre and the rest of team that made our stay in Nice even more enjoyable!

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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Ana P
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Additional Information about Hotel Regence

Address: 21 rue Massena, 06000 Nice, France
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Nice > Jardin Albert 1er
Amenities:
Room Service
Hotel Style:
#16 Romantic Hotel in Nice
#22 Family Hotel in Nice
Price Range: £62 - £120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Regence 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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